The cities in which private investors took the challenge to arrange the championships are favorites to get the right of organizing Euro 2012 in Ukraine. Such opinion was given by Ukrainian experts taking part in the round table meeting In Kijow on Tuesday, which aim was to discuss the preparation for the championships. In cities, which expect the governments support , the progress is significantly lower. It is visible these days that Odessa and Lwow are not capable to catch up with others – judged Andrij Kapustin from the Euro […]
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A match-fixing scandal and a complacent attitude towards construction may undermine Poland’s ability to co-host Euro 2012 There is a rumour going around that Poland-Ukraine was awarded the rights to host Euro 2012 only by embittered Lennart Johansson acolytes looking to screw up Michel Platini’s reign. It is, almost certainly, nothing more than mischief-making, and yet there was a strange pause as Platini opened the envelope that could, with hindsight, be construed as horror. On that momentous day in Cardiff, west seemed to offer an arm to east and talk […]
Entrusting of the organization of European football championship in 2012 to Poland and Ukraine caused a great excitement in both countries but also a huge amount of problems which have to be solved positively so that the event could take place in five years successfully – writes Tygodnik Kibica. As the present column take cares mainly of the cases from abroad, the readers will find a doze of information about initiatives and enterprises of Ukraine in the process of preparations for Euro. Above all, it has to be noted that […]
Euro 2012 in danger. Warsaw and Gdansk will not manage to build the stadiums in time. Without the special act we won’t prepare the championship on time. – UEFA can’t take us the Euro back – warns the chairman of PZPN, Michał Listkiewicz. As we know, no national stadium will have been built in Warsaw by 2010, although European football authorities demand it – we have to renegotiate the contract. We will ask UEFA to let us complete construction a year before the first match – admitted the Minister of […]